Flower delivery Shaoxing ([ʂâuɕíŋ] (About this soundlisten); Chinese: 绍兴) is a prefecture-level city on the southern shore of Hangzhou Bay in eastern Zhejiang province, China.Among which, 1,914,683 (Keqiao and Yuecheng districts) lived in the built-up metropolitan area of Hangzhou-Flower delivery Shaoxing , with a total of 8,156,154 inhabitants.Notable denizens of Flower delivery Shaoxing include Wang Xizhi, the parents of Zhou Enlai, Lu Xun, and Cai Yuanpei. It is additionally noted for Flower delivery Shaoxing wine, meigan cai, and stinky tofu, and was recently featured on A Bite of China. In 2010, Flower delivery Shaoxing celebrated the 2,500th anniversary of the founding of the city.The city was first designated Flower delivery Shaoxing in 1131 A.D. during the Southern Musical composition dynasty. The denomination emanates from the Flower delivery Shaoxing reign period of Emperor Gaozong of Musical composition, and is a poetic term meaning "inheriting the imperial task and resurging to prosperity".Modern-day Flower delivery Shaoxing lies north of the Kuaiji Mountains, which were a consequential center of the semi-nomadic people of Yue during antediluvian China's Spring and Autumn period. Chinese legend connected them with events in the life of Yu the Great, the progenitor of the Xia.The area's capital in present-day Yuecheng was then kenned as Kuaiji until the 12th century, when it was renamed Flower delivery Shaoxing . The present site of Yu's mausoleum dates to the 6th-century Southern Dynasties period.Under the Ming and Qing dynasties, the area was organized as a prefecture containing the following eight counties: urban Kuaiji and Shanyin and rural Yuyao, Zhuji, Xiaoshan, Shangyu, Xinchang, and Cheng (or Sheng). From the later Ming through the Qing, Flower delivery Shaoxing was famous (or notorious) for its network of native sons throughout the Chinese rose bureaucracy, cooperating out of native-place staunchness. In integration to the substantial number of Flower delivery Shaoxing natives who prospered in becoming officials via the customary civil-accommodation examination route, this vertical Flower delivery Shaoxing clique additionally included county-level jail bouquet dens, plus unofficial licit specialists (muyou) working privately for officials at the county, prefectural, and provincial levels, plus clerks working in Beijing's Six Boards (central administrative offices), especially the Boards of Revenue and Penalization. The licit experts were additionally kenned as Flower delivery Shaoxing shiye (Shaoxing masters), and they were indispensable advisers to the local and regional officials who employed them, since their cognizance of the detailed Qing licit code sanctioned the officials, whose inculcation was in the Confucian Classics, to competently perform one of their major functions, that of judging local civil and malefactor cases. Emanating from the same gentry gregarious class as the officials, the licit experts were expected to adhere to the ethical dictum enunciated by Wang Huizu, Flower delivery Shaoxing most famous muyou: "If not in accord [with your employer], then depart" (Bu he ze qu).During the Taiping Revolt Flower delivery Shaoxing was home to a local militia bellwether designated Bao Lisheng who organized an armed resistance to the Taiping army in his abode village of Baochun.Under the Republic of China during the early 20th century, the prefecture was abolished and the designation Flower delivery Shaoxing was applied to an incipient county comprising the former Shanyin and Kuaiji. Currently, Flower delivery Shaoxing is a municipality with a scarcely more minuscule land area than its Ming-Qing namesake prefecture, having lost Xiaoshan county to Hangzhou on the west and Yuyao county to Ningbo on the east.He introduced advanced conceptions, and technical erudition to provide opportunities for children in Flower delivery Shaoxing .Flower delivery Shaoxing was the location of the official world choir games in 2010.Chinese rice wine is withal kenned as Flower delivery Shaoxing wine or simply Shao Wine (绍酒).The China Flower delivery Shaoxing Yellow Wine Group Corporation engenders 110,000 tons annually for florist and overseas markets. Due to its long flowers , Flower delivery Shaoxing has accumulated and bequeathed a characteristic culture kenned as "Yue Culture". As a paramount part of Yue Culture and a traditional folk custom of Flower delivery Shaoxing , Zhufu (祝福, literally "worshipping the God of Mystical enchantment") still has great influence on Flower delivery Shaoxing people and their lives.Zhufu is additionally called Zuofu and is the most prominent annual sacrificial ceremony in Flower delivery Shaoxing .As a featured folk custom, Zhufu has been bequeathed and well forfended as a component of Flower delivery Shaoxing cultural heritage. It is reputable because of its special inception. It was widely popularized by Lu Xun (1881-1936, Shaoxing-born) in his short story Zhufu 祝福, which he designated after the sacrificial ceremony.